Rapid Biomedical Knowledge Base Construction from Text, Stanford, Nov 6-7

Lena Deus and Sujit Pal will be attending the workshop on Rapid Biomedical Knowledge Base Construction from Text is happening at Stanford University on November 6 and 7.

The workshop is focused on Snorkel technology and the application of state-of-the-art machine reading techniques for extracting information from the text and tables of scientific articles and documents.

Library Connect Webinar, October 11: Open science: from empowering people to employing platforms

Labs Corey Harper and Mike Lauruhn will be presenting as part of the Library Connect Webinar, Open science: from empowering people to employing platforms on Thursday, October 11.

Mike and Corey will be presenting on “Standards to open your research ecosystem.”

The other presenters in the Webinar will be Helena Silvennoinen-Kuikka, Head of Learning and Information Services, University of Eastern Finland Library, and Michele Gibney, Digital Repository Coordinator, University of the Pacific.

2nd International Workshop on Augmenting Intelligence with Humans-­in-the-Loop, October 9, Monterey, California

Mike Lauruhn will be attending the 2nd International Workshop on Augmenting Intelligence with Humans­-in-­the-Loop (HumL) on October 9. The workshop is co-located with ISWC 2018 
and is part of the HumL workshop series.

Mike will be presenting our paper, Use of internal testing data to help determine compensation for crowdsourcing tasks, co-authored by Mike, Lena Deus, Corey Harper, and Paul Groth. If you are attending HumL, be sure to say hi to Mike.

Elsevier Labs is hiring for Principal Research Scientist

Elsevier Labs is currently hiring for the position of Principal Research Scientist. Looking for candidates with experience in research and development of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Semantic Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Probabilistic Graphical Models, or similar advanced technologies. Location preference is Amsterdam, though other Elsevier locations are possible.

Please see the posting below:

https://4re.referrals.selectminds.com/elsevier/jobs/principal-research-scientist-17522

Columbia University Data Science Institute Industry-Innovation Seminar, September 26, NYC

Members of Elsevier Labs will be presenting on their work on semi-automated exploration and extraction of data in scientific tables found in journals as part of Columbia University’s Data Science Institute Industry-Innovation Seminar on Wednesday, September 26. The talk will be at 5pm local time and will be followed by a reception.

Davis Auditorium, Room 412; Shapiro CEPSR, 530 W. 120 Street, New York City

A livestream will also be available.

For more information, please consult this Elsevier Connect article.

2018 Distinguished Lecture Series in Data Analytics and Applied Artificial Intelligence, September 25, Philadelphia

Labs' Director Ron Daniel will be speaking as part of Harrisburg University's Distinguished Lecture Series in Data Analytics and Applied Artificial Intelligence. Ron's talk, "Semi-automated exploration and extraction of data in scientific tables" will be give an overview of Labs research and prototyping of tools that extract and merge data from results reported in scientific articles, and recorded in databases, tables, or supplements to articles.

The event takes place on Tuesday, September 25 at Harrisburg University’s Philadelphia Location on 1500 Spring Garden Street. RSVP to the event here: http://harrisburgu.edu/RSVP/

Women in Tech @Tufts - WiT 2018 - September 22 - Tufts University, Medford MA, USA

Lena Deus will be speaking on her work and opportunities in Natural Language Processing (NLP) at the 2nd Annual Women in Technology conference at Tufts University. The conference is on Saturday, September 22. Registration is free and the conference is open to high school and university students of all gender identities.

Registration information is available through Eventbrite.

The conference is hosted by Tufts Women in Computer Science (WiCS).